Luxembourg’s Grand Duke Jean dies at 98

FILE PHOTO: Grand Duke Henri of Luxembourg smiles at his father Jean as they appear on the balcony in Luxembourg October 7, 2000. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir/File Photo

Luxembourg’s Grand Duke Jean, who oversaw the transformation of the Grand Duchy into an international financial centre, has died at the age of 98, the Duke’s son Henri said in a statement on Tuesday.